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Episode 02: Job offer

Johnny, Olivia and Fadi all offer jobs to Harry. What should he do?

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Language level

Intermediate: B1


Really nice to have three job opportunities in 5 minutes! haha
I think he's been very lucky, and to be honest I appreciate Jhonny, is a workaholic! I think in a job or whatever you do it's important to be very concentrated because it's the right way to become somebody in life.

Hello! I'm a new learner of learning English. The course is very useful and I'm very enjoy it. Thanks a lot! But there's one sentence I couldn't understand. What's the meaning of "get a piece of the action?" Thanks!

Hello pengpeng,

You can check the meanings of words and phrases like this with an online dictionary. Just type 'a piece of the action dictionary' into a search engine and you'll easily find a definition, examples, grammar information, pronunciation and more. For example, you can find this phrase here:


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The LearnEnglish Team

What does the expression "you on your own" mean? Is it the same that "Are you alone"?

Hello JeanAlmeida,

When Olivia says 'You on your own?', this is an informal way of saying 'Are you on your own?', which, as you guessed, means 'Are you alone?'. See the dictionary entry for more example sentences.

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The LearnEnglish Team

Could anyone tell me what 'Talking of which' means? There is such a sentence 'Talking of which, what are you doing here?'
Thank you.

Hello Must,

The phrase 'talking of which' (or 'speaking of which') means 'on the same subject'. It is used when you want to add some new information on the subject under discussion.


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The LearnEnglish Team

Hello Peter,

I would like to now , if my level in English go automatically when I log in ? because I did the exam level and my level is B1 .

Thank You.

Hello Halima,

Your level is not registered on the site. This information is for you only and is not kept by the British Council or LearnEnglish in any way. If you go to a course at a British Council Teaching Centre then you will take a more detailed level test before being assigned to a class.


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The LearnEnglish Team

in the sentence below ,is it past or present tense? thanks in advance
Harry: Well, I could find a job that pays more, but I would enjoy it less...